I sent a fabric piece to a friend and heard back from them that the prices at frame stores
have gone up a lot. I'm posting a tutorial about reusing thrift store/flea market
frames. First photo is of a frame from Habitat for Humanity.
I removed the framed 'sandwich", cleaned the glass on both sides, sandwiched
the clean glass, mat board and fabric piece after hinging the fabric art to the middle layer
of the sandwich.
The fabric art was hinged onto the fabric covered
back mat board. If the art is valuable, I would hinge it with archival linen tape.
In this case I just used regular clear tape. To make a hinge, take two pieces of tape with the
sticky sides facing each other.
So, the horizontal arms of the hinge stick to
Good luck and I hope this saves you money!